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authorChristian Grothoff <>2011-11-02 15:37:42 +0000
committerChristian Grothoff <>2011-11-02 15:37:42 +0000
commitd825f9ccd99b0b74278c8773ee6fba2d7974a1a9 (patch)
tree27d57109b43fc3f090be810a30901307e106cfda /README
parent9c3523a5786f8e961edf791eb9c2c6cc2149a60c (diff)
fixing #1820
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@@ -84,6 +84,13 @@ configuration file slightly so that data can be stored in
"/var/lib/gnunet"; you may also want to use "/etc/gnunet.conf" for the
location of the configuration file in this case.
+You can avoid running 'make install' as root if you run configure
+with the "--with-sudo=yes" option and have extensive sudo rights
+(can run chmod +s and chown via sudo). If you run 'make install'
+as a normal user without sudo rights (or the configure option),
+certain binaries that require additional priviledges will not be
+installed properly (and NAT traversal, WLAN and VPN will not work).
Note that additional, per-user configuration files
(~/.gnunet/gnunet.conf) need to be created by each user (for example,
by running gnunet-setup). Note that gnunet-setup is a separate